The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 172 182 182
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.025% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 0.26% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Microsoft Virtual Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
379 383 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.56% 9.55% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 271 315 294
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Manchester region.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) WatchGuard
2 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 4 (66.67%) Debian
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) pfSense
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) ARCserve
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) LAN

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Virtual Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Server Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Debian
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) pfSense
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) ARCserve
1 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 4 (66.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) WatchGuard
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco